Tagged: racism

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Racism in the church

With the recent events in Charlottesville, a church member brought up the issue that racism is still present in the church. I remember being shocked when I learned as a teenager that blacks didn’t...

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Facing the Racism in Mormonism

Guest post by Molly Hogan Years ago, I attended an after church choir practice. Our choir conductor, Cathy Stokes, was attempting to teach a small group of multigenerational white Mormons the proper way to...

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Choosing Equality

In a Sacrament meeting talk about opposition and the war in heaven, I recently heard the features of Satan’s plan enumerated: he wanted to take away our agency, he wanted God’s glory for himself, there...

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Guest Post: Redeeming My Soul, Part III

by Sabra The day I learned of the president’s decision to release me, I was volunteered to participate in a missionary panel for a youth conference. The idea of sharing intimate details of my...

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Guest Post: Redeeming My Soul, Part II

by Sabra Although I was only a full-time missionary for a few months, this would be the first of many companionships. They ran from the trio that questioned my worthiness and “attitude” (an always...

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Guest Post: Redeeming My Soul, Part I

by Sabra I was always a supporter of gender equality in the LDS church; any time women in my classes at church wanted to serve missions, I was all for it. However it wasn’t...